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Faculty of Contemporary Dance Technique / Choreography

California Institute of the Arts


California Institute of the Arts, The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, Valencia, California POSITION AVAILABLE:
Full-Time Faculty of Contemporary Dance Technique/Choreography

California Institute of the Arts – The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance is seeking candidates for a contemporary dance choreography and technique full-time faculty position.

Responsibilities include teaching choreography, contemporary dance technique, and one or more of the following: improvisation, somatic technique/s, dance repertory, and dance technology. Duties also include student mentoring, choreographing on students, coaching student creative work for dance concerts, graduate student thesis advising, and Institute and Departmental service. This leadership position must also be actively engage in the creation and production of experimental work, modeling and facilitating artistic creativity.

" 5 years of professional background in dance.

CALARTS is an independent college with a strong commitment to the contemporary arts. Schools of Dance, Music, Visual Art, Theater, Film/Video and Critical Studies interact in a lively, interdisciplinary atmosphere. The School of Dance with a combined BFA/MFA enrollment of approximately 85, encourages all students to take full advantage of the diverse creative environment of CalArts, where the educational experience goes beyond formal curricular boundaries. Cross-disciplinary collaborations are an integral part of the activities at the School, and students work with a variety of art forms and media, including interactive and digital technologies. The cultural diversity of LA is reflected in the student population and the program is committed to cultivating a multiplicity of aesthetic interests. The School of Dance is affiliated with REDCAT, CalArts’ downtown LA performance venue for experimental work in all the artistic disciplines.
Position begins September 1, 2018. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Submit cover letter, artist statement, curriculum vitae, online link of choreographic work (including entire works), and three current professional references to
Review of applications begins February 2018 and will continue until position is filled. For more information, visit
The CalArts School of Dance is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance and
is a member of WASC. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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